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CLEAN Interactive Webinars for secondary level science educators

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Join us for monthly interactive webinars on topics and resources in climate change science. Climate change issues are evolving quickly and are constantly in the news, which is why educators and students find them to be relevant and interesting. On the other hand, keeping ourselves up to date becomes challenging. This monthly series will explore current topics and resources for teaching these topics in the classroom, presented by educators and scientists active in the field.


Sessions run from 7-9pm Eastern time. You may attend as many sessions as you like. Interactive webinars have a limit of 15 participants. There is no registration fee, but registration is required to save a space. Because of limited space, please be sure you can commit before registering. Registration closes when the spaces fill or one week before each event, whichever comes first.

Schedule and Topics

Winter/Spring 2012 Schedule

Each interactive webinar has its own registration, and participants can register for as many interactive webinars as interest them. Registration for each webinar is open as soon as the webinar page link below is activated.
Interactive webinar start time: 4 pm Pacific | 5 pm Mountain | 6 pm Central | 7 pm Eastern (interactive webinars are 2 hours)

Interactive webinar series for the 2011-2012 academic year has concluded. Recordings of each webinar are listed below.

Recorded Webinars & Topics

Recordings of these webinars are available through their links.

Teaching Essential Principle #1: The Sun is the primary source of energy for Earth's climate system. Presented September 19, 2011

Teaching Essential Principle #2: Climate is regulated by complex interactions among components of the Earth system. Presented October 19, 2011

Teaching Essential Principle #3: Life on Earth depends on, is shaped by, and affects climate. Presented November 15, 2011

Teaching Essential Principle #4: Climate varies over space and time through both natural and human-made processes. Presented December 15, 2011

Teaching Essential Principle #5: Our understanding of the climate system is improved through observations, theoretical studies, and modeling. Presented February 28, 2012

Teaching Essential Principle #6: Human activities are impacting the climate system. Presented February 16, 2012

Teaching Essential Principle #7: Climate change will have consequences for the Earth system and human lives. Presented March 15, 2012


Teaching the Guiding Principle Humans can take actions to reduce climate change and its impacts Presented April 17, 2012

Teaching Energy Awareness: Making informed choices about energy and sustainability Presented May 15, 2012

Format

Blackboard Collaborate platform with teleconference line.
Participants are encouraged to test software and equipment in advance - we will provide a designated test time in advance of each interactive webinar.

All interactive webinars will be recorded and archived on the CLEAN website.

Contact

For questions or more information, please contact Marian Grogan (marian_grogan AT terc.edu)

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